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14 May
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Automated E-Newsletter Service for IndieCommerce/IndieLite Stores to Launch

This new, free, automated e-mail newsletter service will send five customized newsletters to IndieCommerce and IndieLite stores’ e-mail lists.

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07 May

BookExpo Reminder: Register for IndieCommerce One-on-Ones

IndieCommerce and IndieLite members as well as non-members can sign up for one-on-one meetings with members of ABA’s IndieCommerce team.

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01 May

IndieCommunication: New Pre-Orders Badge, Upcoming Webinars, and More

The most recent IndieCommunication introduced a new badge for pre-order titles and staff picks, announced an upcoming webinar about repeat events, and more.

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23 Apr
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ABA Debuts New Pre-Order Features

ABA has debuted the new pre-order badge, which allows IndieCommerce stores to flag titles available for pre-order, and the new “Just Added” feature, which indicates new entries on ABA’s Pre-Order Calendar.

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23 Apr

Join the “Recurring Events, RSVP for Events” IndieCommerce Webinar on May 2

The “Recurring Events, RSVP for Events” webinar is the fourth installment in IndieCommerce’s live demo webinar series.

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15 Apr
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IndieCommunication: Live Demo, One-on-Ones, and More

The most recent IndieCommunication invites booksellers to offer loyalty programs and gift registries to online customers, to sign up for meetings with IndieCommerce staff, and to try out two new site themes.

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10 Apr

Sign Up for IndieCommerce One-on-One Meetings at BookExpo

Booksellers are encouraged to sign up for one-on-ones with members of ABA’s IndieCommerce team, open to current IndieCommerce and IndieLite members as well as to non-members.

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09 Apr

Sign Up for April 18 IndieCommerce Webinar on Managing Staff and Customer Roles

The Thursday, April 18, live demonstration will cover managing staff and customer roles in the context of loyalty programs and frequent buyer clubs at bookstores.

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27 Mar
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ABA Learning on Demand: Creating Custom Order Confirmation E-mails & Invoices

The live demonstration, available on bookweb, illustrated how booksellers can create custom order confirmation e-mails and invoices using a new feature on their IndieCommerce websites. 

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20 Mar
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IndieCommunication: A Webinar, Conforming With CCPA Rules, and Identifying Fraudulent Orders

The most recent issue of IndieCommunication invites readers to participate in a webinar on custom orders, make sure their site conforms with CCPA rules, and be aware of fraudulent orders.


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12 Mar
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ABA Learning on Demand: IndieCommerce’s Wish List/Gift Registry Feature

The live demonstration, available now on BookWeb, illustrated how booksellers and customers alike can use the new wish list feature on IndieCommerce websites.

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08 Mar
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Spring Forum Coming Up in SIBA Region

Booksellers attending one of the upcoming Spring Forums are invited to sign up to test drive an ABA membership through August 31.

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04 Mar
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IndieCommunication: Two Webinars, a New Book Data Server, and an Offer From Eventbrite

The most recent IndieCommunication, among other items, invites booksellers to participate in two webinars and to take advantage of an offer from Eventbrite.

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27 Feb
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IndieCommerce Stores Invited to Sign Up for Two Webinars

The March 7 live demonstration will look at wish lists and gift registries; on March 21, the demo will cover custom order confirmation e-mails and invoices.

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20 Feb
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IndieCommunication: Updating Staff Info, Reporting Outages, and Migrating to Accept.js

The most recent IndieCommunication invites booksellers to update staff contact information and passwords, report website outages, and set up a time to migrate credit card processing systems.

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